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. ♪ >> chris: as obama and romney face off one last time, on foreign policy, we'll have our own debate. on the terror strike in libya, the upheaval in syria, and, iran's nuclear ambitions. democratic senator dick durbin, versus republican lindsay graham. durbin and graham, only, on fox news sunday. then, it has been a rollercoaster ride in the polls. we'll talk numbers with the man in charge of gallup, the grand daddy of polling firms, editor-in-chief, frank you newport and we are down to the final 16 days of the campaign. we'll ask our sunday panel, what to expect, in the race to the finish line. and, from a tense debate, to laughs over dinner, it was quite a week on the trail. all, right now, on fox news sunday. ♪ >> chris: and, hello, again from fox news in washington. with just 16 days until the election, president obama and governor romney meet one last time monday night for a debate on foreign policy. we want to preview the issues with a debate of our own, dick durbin, the number 2 democrat in the senate joins us from his home state of illinois and a top republican on foreign p
romney meet in florida for their third and final debate. tonight. tonight's debate focuses on foreign policy. coming up the latest poll numbers in the presidential race just 15 days away from the election. if you plan to vote in the upcoming election, you need no be registered by tonight. janine de la vega is live at the registrars office in san jose with more on why they are making a big push for south bay residents to come out and sign up. >> reporter: the registrars office here in san jose is going to open up in the next three hours. that is when they will begin their big push to get people to register. you can see this is where people it's a drop box for ballots for people to already drop their ballots off. they there be represented as workers -- there will be representatives here from the registrars office until midnight work song people can fill out their forms to register in time for the presidential election. typically here in santa clara county if you look at the past voter turnout people come out in strong numbers. in 2008 during the last presidential election. 86% of regist
they could replace a cracked beam. >>> 6:04. president obama and mitt romney meet tonight in florida for their third and final debate. now this debate will focus on foreign policy. coming up at 6:15 the very latest poll numbers in the presidential race just 15 days out from the election. if you are planning to vote in the upcoming election, you need to register by tonight. ktvu janine de la vega live at the registrars office in san jose to tell us why they are making a big push for the residents in the south bay to come out and sign up. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, dave. we have been driving all around san jose asking people -- the registrars office of voters in santa clara county will open up at 8:00 a.m. and stay open until midnight tonight. tyically in the -- typically in the county they come to the polls in the years -- 86% of registered voters cast their ballot. while voting for the president is a big draw, we found some voters that were focused on other issues. >> i would say more schools. they are doing all kinds of cut backs for schools. i think they shouldn't be
that will create jobs, reduce the deficit and unlike mitt romney i'm proud to talk about what is in my plan. [ cheers ] >> because my -- my math actually adds up. >> he flew to denver after that and goes to burbank, california next for a tape aid eastern on "the tonight show" and continues with a campaign event in las vegas. tomorrow he stops in florida, virginia and ohio where he plans to vote in chicago. and mitt romney is also pushing his campaign into overdrive. >> what you are seeing from the obama campaign is an incredibly shrinking campaign. the president is out of ideas. he's out of excuses and in november you are gonna make sure he's out of office. [ cheers ] >> after a rally in red rock, colorado last night, mitt romney is taking stops in nevada, iowa and ohio today. we have these live pictures right now of mitt romney. polls show the two candidates are neck-and-neck with some key king swing states, favoring mitt romney -- key swing states favoring mitt romney, others are favoring president obama. p. >>> as we mentioned -- >>> as we mentioned steve paulson is keeping an eye on the
mitt romney won. but the president's favorability only increased to 1% and it was pretty much the same for romney whose paverrability picked up to 54%. the candidates are on a campaign -- favorability picked up to 54%. the candidates are on a campaign blitz today. >>> back here at home, b.a.r.t. says it is making noticeable improvements with cleaner trains. for the first time in 15 years, b.a.r.t. says it reached its goals for cleanliness. b.a.r.t. started to replace hundreds of the cloth seats with easy-to- -clean vinyl seats. new ones are being -- easy-to- clean vinyl seats. new ones are being installed. >>> the prices for the game, they are more expensive here than destroy, sal. >> there's a little more money chasing here. >> it's not cheap getting to the world series in any city. if you are trying to get there using public transportation tonight, the city of san francisco is urging you to use muni or b.a.r.t. we'll talk about that. i want to take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. a lot of people trying to get into san francisco right now. this afternoon before the game, you are
. >> president obama and mitt romney spar from their debate. who won the foreign policy match -- spar in their debate. who won the foreign policy debate? well, good morning. i'm dave clark. >> i'mer to campbell. >>> we're following developing news. there was a lot of police activity during the last hour. alex savidge is live on 13th avenue and 19th street and alex, we hear you have new developments. >> i was able to talk with a sergeant here from the oakland police department who said this operation was part of a larger series of search warrants and arrest warrants served throughout the city. this street was blocked off for several hours this morning is now back open. but just up the block, police are inside of a home. want to show you what this looks like. a s.w.a.t. tame converged on a home here at 13th avenue near 19th street -- team converged on a home here at 13th avenue near 19th street. a man and a woman were taken from a house here. it's unclear what the charges are. a sergeant on the scene confirms to me that a number of people, more than just those two, were taken into that
swing state. romney with a slight edge, 49% backing romney. 48% backing the president. a "time" magazine poll shows president obama holding on to a five-point lead in ohio. 49% favoring the president and 44% supporting romney. both candidates are focusing their efforts on the swing state. >>> 7:07. the fbi now joining a search for a missening petaluma boy who may be -- missing petaluma boy who may be heading to the east coast, new york city, to meet a pennsylvania man what he met online. his parents say they discovered communication on his parents student and children. they believe -- communication on his parents' computer. >>> there was a theft at a dental office in vallejo. police broke into the office and tanks were taken. those tanks are used to calm down anxious patients. >>> facebook says the foundation that will offer grants to nonprofits in the south bay will start to award funds at the end the year. they say $500,000 in grants will be distributed to number profits. the investment is part of a deal, in exchange -- in exchange for almost doubling the number of employees. sal says
in an important swing state. washington post found president obama and mitt romney almost tied along likely voters. 49% supporting romney, 48% supporting president obama. there's a time magazine poll showing president obama holding on to a 5 point lead in the crucial battleground state of ohio. 49% of those surveyed favoring the president, 44% supporting mitt romney. however both president obama and mitt romney continues their big campaign push today. they're focusing their efforts on the swing states. coming up for you, president obama is doing something today that no president has ever done before. >>> sal is wide awake, still have some voice despite some yelling and cheering class night. >> just a little bit. lot of clapping. good morning everybody. you trying to get into san francisco or you driving in the east bay heading down to the bay bridge, for example if you're on the east shore freeway, you're going to like what you see so far. it is a nice looking drive there. no major problems between richmond and oakland and berkeley. little bit overnight wet road. hayward and fremont the traffic th
that is strong and steady. governor romney's foreign policy has been wrong and reckless. [ cheers ] >> last night, he was all over the map. [ cheers ] >> did you notice that? [laughter] [ cheers ] >> reporter: the president's first -- >> the president's first stop of the day was at del ray beach and he's on his way to an appearance to dayton, ohio with the vice president and heads back to bawd later -- washington, d.c., later tonight. >>> president obama is scheduled for an appearance in the las vegas area -- mitt romney is expected to do an appearance in the las vegas area with paul ryan and then the two will fly to colorado after that. >>> the cnn poll shows a win for president obama. 48% say the president showed the strongest performance while 40% gave the victory to mitt romney. the rest were undecided. a cbs poll on undecided voters also gave president obama saying 48% he won -- saying 53% saying president obama won and then 23% saying mitt romney won. >> they need to go through bankruptcy -- >> governor romney, that's not what you said. >> you can take a look -- >> you did not -- >> i said
to an abortion. response from mitt romney's camp this morning. >>> wet weather this morning may make it tough for you to drive to work. we're on it where traffic and weather reports frequently to help get you to your destination. ñçbÑ >>> good morning. light rain moving through. this looks like the last little rain. after the morning partly sunny and partly cloudy mid 60s. >>> city council has officially to approve the minimum wage. minimum wage would increase to $10 an hour from $8 an hour. >>> plastic bans on their way out. yesterday the board of supervisors unanimously approved a ban on plastic bags. the ban goes into effect in april. after that people who don't have a reusable bag with them will have to pay 10 crepts for a paper bag. >>> 4:42 this morning. massachusetts pharmacy at the center of a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak did not follow proper sterilization features. they did not properly test equipment. it also reportedly did not wait for sterility tests to come back from an outside lab before processing orders on at least 13 occasions. so far 23 people have died and more tha
is 9 winner of the debate. 31% believe mitt romney won. the president's favorability rating only increased by one point to 57 percent. pretty much the same for romney as well. >>> president obama and mitt romney are now on a campaign blitz with less than two weeks left until election day. coming up at 6:15 the record one of the candidates is setting today with his travel schedule. >>> time now 6:08. as you get ready to travel this morning, reck the roads are wet. sal is watching everything. including the east shore. >> that is right we are looking at the freeways trying to get into the main part of the bay area. good morning, to you. if you are driving on 80 westbound you can see how crowded it's getting. it's also crowded in richmond and parts of 580. if you are driving to the bay bridge toll plaza trying to get into san francisco, you will see slow traffic and traffic is busy because our camera is focusing in on the rain drops on the lens there. that will probably change when it gets lighter. also the morning commute is looking good on the peninsula. 101 and 280 no major proble
. >>> well president obama and mitt meet tonight. it's the final debay -- and mitt romney meet tonight. it's the final debate. this debate will focus on foreign policy. we'll bring you the latest poll numbers heading into the debate tonight. >>> back mere at home, today is your -- back here at home, today is your last day to register to vote. janine de la vega is live in san jose right now. i know you are talking to people about the upcoming elections. are most people aware of the deadlines? >> reporter: no, they are not. we've been driving around san jose talking to people as they are getting their moving cup of coffee and we've been asking them have they registered to vote. no, they didn't know today was the last day. the office in san jose will be open at 8:00 a.m. and stay open until midnight to register. people come to the polls here, and during the last one in 2008, 86% of the registered voters cast their ballot. several people we spoke to were interested in voting on prop sixes which funded education. whichever the issue, the voters want their voices heard. >> i think everybody shou
romney start a new political journey this morning. a two-week sprint to election day after their third and final debate last night in florida. >> a few months ago when you are asked what's the biggest political athlete facing -- threat facing america you said russian, not al-qaeda, you said russia. >> president obama and mitt romney sparred over foreign policy in last night's debate and coming up at 5:15, we are fact checking the candidates' statement, which is always interesting. >> sure it is. >> because you always wonder, is what they are saying true. >>> 6:07. i believe everything sal tells me about our morning commute. still kind of wet out there too. >> it is a little wet. you know, it was raining pretty hard overnight and some of that water is still pooling up, although -- or has pooled up, i should say. let's go outside and take a look at what we have here. the east shore freeway a little bit more crowded. now yesterday steve said was kind of a worse commute when it comes to rain actually coming down during the commute, but you still will see slow traffic today because of the w
obama as the winner of the debate. while 31% believe mitt romney won. the president's favorability rating only increased by 1.257%. >>> president obama and mitt romney are now on a campaign blitz with less than two weeks left of the election day. coming up at 5:15 the record one of the candidates is setting today with his travel schedule. >>> our time is 5:06. time to get you out the door. sal is ready to take care of you even though roads are wet. >> that is right. i heard you read the story about the muni thing. and people getting to at & t park. i think people that go to that park already know the n-judah is one of the best ways. >> it will take you right there. >> we'll be reminding people all morning. yeah dave and i and steve and pam will be on this message. let's take a look at what we have now. his want to show you east shore freeway. the traffic is moving along pretty well. no from injure problems and it's been raining the last few. that means the drive will be a little tough for some people. it was raining pretty hard earlier in the east day. just a lot of water at first.
by the debate. >> and i'm going to be romney. >> reporter: several websites list the adult costume as sold out and out of stock in downtown campbell tonight those already with costumes filled the sidewalks including little monkeys, pumpkins and a 2 -month-old monster. this family of sesame street characters picked their costumes before the debate. >> we had ordered it but we didn't know that it was going to be so popular so now it has double meaning. >> avocados. yeah. >> and what are mommy and daddy? >> chips. >> reporter: as lou said, she dressed as an avocado, her parents chips. >> we're going to put a sticker that says organic california avocado. >> organizers expect more than a dozen visitors this weekend alone. and volunteers are going around scaring people one will tell me she won't even go through because she's so scared of it herself. maureen naylor. >>> preorder day has arrived for the new i pad mini and already one version has sold out. the white version of the mini has sold out. customers who can't wait will have to stand in line to get a white i pad mini when they arrive in stores
romney head back out on the campaign trail after their third and final debate last night. the two men sparred over foreign policy issues including u.s. policy in the middle east, trade policies with china and the challenge of iran's nuclear program. they disagreed on u.s. military spending with romney criticizing president obama's plan for defense budget cuts. >> we've got to strengthen our military long term. we don't know what the world is going to throw at us down the road. we make decisions today in a military that will confront challenges we can't imagine. >> our military spending has gone up every single year that i've been in office. we spend more on our military than the next 10 countries combined, china, russia, france, the united nations, you name it. >> the candidates now head into a two-week sprint to election day. this morning president obama has a campaign event in florida before heading out to join vice president joe biden at a rally in ohio. mitt romney is campaigning with his running mate paul ryan in nevada and colorado. >>> here in the bay area, both democrats and
to three years in jail. >>> turning now to the race for the white house. the latest poll shows mitt romney narrowing the poll. romney has gained ground after trailing by 16 points last month. back in 2008 obama won the election in part due to the support of female voters. romney toured a power plant. the republican nominee says the race isn't about him but america and families and at a rally romney said life will get better november 7 the day after the election. >> i know, i know we're tired of being tired in america. these have been four pretty tough years. even for those that have jobs right now. >> reporter: romney says if president obama wins reelection people should expect more of the same for the next four years. on the other hand the president is predicting a grim future if mitt romney wins. >> he's hoping you won't remember that his economic plan is more likely to create jobs in china than it is in america. because it actually rewards companies that ship jobs and profits overseas. >> the president also said former secretary of state powell endorsed him. he is the first sit in presi
for the white house. why protesters gathered out in romney's san francisco home. >> a check on traffic. 880 in hayward. c.h.p. responding to a hit and run accident in the northbound direction. we'll keep on eye on that one. it's 7:13. this is mornings on 2. >>> good sunday morning. it's 7:15. a beautiful sunrise already. the cloud cover on the increase. we could soon be talking about some rain. more on the timing in a few minutes. >>> a wildfire burning in lake county is now contained. the 29 fire near lower lake burned a home and 11 vehicles before firefighters put that out. in all, about 300 acres burned. the cause of the fire hasn't been determined. >>> police are investigating a fatal shooting in a crowded mcdonald's parking lot in stack on the. it happened yesterday afternoon on north wilson way. celeste garys say at least one person was shot, or at least one shot was fired in the busy lot, hitting a 38-year-old man. >> the victim walked up to the vehicle, and right after that shots fired out of the vehicle. >> police haven't released a motive for the shooting, but say the victim was n
romney are encouraging early voting but where hurricane sandy is going to hit, they are expecting a much lower early voting turnout. >>> both the president and challenger mitt romney are canceling campaign stops in virginia. instead of appearing in virginia. he is headed back to ohio. ho canceled his stops and will also stop in ohio and florida before heading back to the white house to monitor the storm. >> he has led a key role for many years. but this year. typically both democrats and republicans are riding on that decision. both the president and mitt romney are neck and neck and they made more than a dozen stops to the state. >> they have been traveling to the buckeye states to get the last votes. >> this is a big deal. we are not picking a president for four years here. we are choosing a path for this country that will last a generation. >> mitt romney will stay in ohio until tuesday and bill clinton will be in ohio tomorrow afternoon. >>> california voters are tolerant of people who are in the country illegally. it comes after they voted to stop undocumented immigrants from using
for mitt romney, and expressed concern that two h.i.g. directors attended the fundraiser in which romney made the "47% of americans" statement that went viral. "the importance of the appearance of integrity supercedes their right to make political contributions. if they want to contribute, they shouldn't be in the voting machine business." in addition, out of hart intercivic's five board members, ungar says two of them made direct contributions to the romney campaign, and one a smaller amount to the obama campaign. "there are many places where the electorate is being re- shaped and the major media hasn't picked up on this. i think it could have a dramatic effect in this election." the hamilton county board of elections deputy director knows of no violation or a confict of interest, and downplayed tampering suspicions, saying, "we purchased the hart intercivic equipment in 2005. we own the machines and the software. our own staff do both programming and vote tabulation. the only contact we have with hart intercivic is a maintenance agreement." there are also allegations that the investmen
, president barack obama and mitt romney head into their third and final debate tonight. final preparations are being made in boca raton florida. it will focus on foreign policy including the war in afghanistan, iran and israel, pakistan, china and terrorism. romney is likely to challenge the president on the terror attacks on the u.s. consolate in libya while mr. obama will try to paint romney as inept on foreign policy. >> blunder after blunder, lots of bluster on some of our most important challenges across this world, iran, no end to the war in afghanistan. >> part of the failure of this president is his failure to outline broad goals, real goals a real of america view on the world should be. >> the moderator will be bob schieffer. the candidates will be seated and they will not be taking audience questions. you can watch the debate live tonight on our sister station kicu tv 36 starting at 6 p.m. we'll be streaming the debate live on our web site at here on channel 2 since the giants won last night we will be airing game 7. >>> the deadline to register to vote for the presiden
release his passport application and college records. >>> mitt romney is continuing his team efforts today on the important swing state of ohio. romney beginnings this morning campaign event in cincinnati and then moved to two other cities in ohio. a new associate poll romney erased pram 16 point advantage among women. >>> this morning microsoft will officially unveil its newest version of its operating system. ceo steve ballmer will explain the overhaul of the software. ballmer says the launch will make microsoft part of the important screen in people's lives, including pcs, tablets and smartphones and television. company that's buy back electronic devices say the number of ipad trade in request jumped more than 700%. the price for a new ipad 3, that is just 3 months old, down to about half what owners paid. >>> san francisco police are warning giants fans against buying tickets from scalpers. it is illegal and police say the tickets maybe counter fit. men -- counterfeit. but plenty of fans appear to take the risk. >> walking with somebody to know it's a real ticket. >> have you been burn
, president obama and mitt romney are racing through swing states trying to attract undecidedded voters. >> our campaign is about big things. we happen to believe that america faces big challenges. we recognize this is the year with the big choice. the americans want to see big changes. i'm gonna bring it to this country. >> romney was in cincinnati and is set to attend a rally later today. >> i was proud and humbled to learn that we colin powell's support in this campaign. >> president obama now has the endorsement of -- of colin powell, the republican, former secretary of state, made the announcement this morning. he said because of mr. obama's policy, the country has come out of the dive and are starting to gain altitude. powell also endorsed president obama in 2008. >>> two new polls show the presidential race remains a dead heat. 49% backing romney and 48% back the president. a "time" magazine poll shows president obama holding president obama leading -- poll shows president obama leading. >>> one person has been killed. another was injured in the shooting in san francisco's missio
:00. >>> 5:06. today president obama and mitt romney sought a new political journey this morning, a two- week sprint to election day after their third and final debate last night in florida. >> i look around the world, i don't see our influence growing around the world. i see our influence receding. >> a fact check of last night's presidential debates. in just a couple of hours, facebook will report its earnings after today's closing bell. the stock right now selling for less than half of its initial public offering price. its online advertising rival google reported disappointing earnings and that has some investors thinking facebook may see a slowdown in its ad sales. because facebook is the largest social network it is seen as a bellwether overall for the online advertising environment. >> we will see. >>> 5:07 the time. hopefully no problems out there but definitely still wet out there. sal. >> it is wet for sure. right now traffic is moving along pretty well, pam and dave. there are no major problems if you're driving around the bay area so far anyway. we are looking at 80 westbound as y
be expected with the world series approaching. >>> president obama and his challenger mitt romney faced off tonight in their third and final debate. there were a few agreements on international affairs but many more sharp differences. >> the two candidateses agreed on a troop withdrawal from afghanistan. >> our navy is smaller than anytime since 1917. the navy said they need 300 chips we're at 285 -- ships. >> we have these things called aircraft carriers. >> it's been going on for a year. there's a time. this should have a time for american leadership. >> we are gonna do everything we can to make sure that we are helping the opposition. but we also have to recognize that for us to get more entangled militarily in syria is a serious it step. >> reporter: the president reminded voters he ordered the killing of osama bin laden. >> when you are a candidate in 2008, i said i would take that shot. >> you look at the record of the last four years and say is iran closer to -- is the middle east in turmoil, is al-quaida on its heels, no. >> if we had taken your advice about the ought so industry we
nominee mitt romney made several stops in florida before hurricane sandy hits. romney said as president he will reach across the aisle and find a comprise with democrats. >> we're going to have to have an administration in washington, my team in washington that is willing to work with people across the aisle to build bridges to work with other people and come together to find ways to make america work better. >> romney heads to ohio tomorrow in a change of plans because of hurricane sandy. president obama also canceled campaign events next week in northern virginia and colorado to moniter the storm, but not before stopping in new hampshire, where he criticized romney's economic plan. >> hes has been running around saying he has a 5-point plan for the economy. turns out that's 1-point plan. folks at the very top play by a different set of rules than you do did. >> after the event the president made an unexpected shop at the common man tavern in nearby merrimack and chatted with diners and when one woman offered to buy him a drink, he bought a round of brewed ale instead. >>> nightmare i
presidential candidates hit the campaign tales -- trail today. as president obama and challenger mitt romney prepare for the third and final debate on monday, we report on this. >> reporter: the final presidential debate and the election are just around the corner. the candidates are not wasting time. >> mitt romney and president obama prepare to go head-to- head and the vice presidential candidates took to the trail. paul ryan campaigned in ohio and pennsylvania. >> we are going to run at our country's economic and physical problems before they get out of control. that is what leaders do. >> the allied and -- joe biden spoke in florida. >> the american people depend on a president who says what he means and means what he says. >> in his weekly address, president obama talked about budget proposals to help economic recovery. >> republicans in congress banded together and kept this plan from coming to a vote. they prevented millions of americans, including many of you listening today, from saving $3000 a year. that is only held by the economy when we should be accelerating our economic
president obama and republican presidential nominee mitt romney square off in their third and final debate. foreign policy is the focus of the debate at lynn university. moderator bob show for will ask topics on the middle east. for most americans foreign policy comes down to one thing. >> they want to know the specifics. but they really want to know which of those two guys will keep me safe. >> president obama spent the weekend preparing for the debate at camp david. he heads to florida this morning. mitt romney more is already in florida. they head in with the latest poll showing them tied. now ktvu as we mentioned will air game seven of the national league championship series but you can also watch the presidential debate at 6:00 tonight on our sister station kicu tv 36 we will also stream the debate live on our website at you can have your computer on one, tv on the other. >>> today is the last day to register to vote for the november 6th election. your county registrar voter office has the form. applications have to be postmarked no later than today. if you are registering o
. >> reporter: the vice president criticized romney's fiscal plan. he also cited a national survey that shows for the first time in more than five-years more americans are feeling better off than they did four years ago. >>> and romney rallied in iowa today. he said the president's campaign falls short of the times. he also mock approximated the president's campaign slogan which is forward, he said for people who are out of work the last four years feels more like backward. >>> along the northeast coast of the united states people are preparing for what some forecasters calling a frankenstorm. hurricane sandy is expected to move up the east coast and hit two other weather systems. the national weather service said to expect wind damage, power outages and flooding. in new jersey n cities are handing out sandbags and encouraging people to prepare. >> plenty of sun and warmer air coming in for your weekend. giving you a beautiful shot there. wall to wall sun. we have just a few high clouds streaming overhead from time to time. that's about it. it was a chilly night. dryer air, clearer skies, s
going to do for the future? >> mitt romney relaxed treating his family to dinner in florida. the polls show romney with a lead in florida a swing state. >> the central role that the middle class plays in building the economy. governor romney believes in tax cuts for the wealthiest, cutting regulation and hoping everything gets better that's not a strategy that's successful. >> president obama is at camp david studying for this week's debate. >>> meantime at lin university, stand ins rehearsed the focus is foreign policies but expect a lot of talk about the economy. veterans cbs news man bob sheiffer will moderate thatty bait. >>> tomorrow is the deadline to register for vote. the county registrar of voters said the forms at dmvs. you can now register online at register to so far more than 500,000 people have used the online voter registration service. >>> now because of the giant's victory tonight ktvu channel 2 news will bring you game seven of the nlcs tomorrow evening live from at&t park during the time of the debate. so you can watch the debate live on our sister stat
that governor romney thanked his opinions for many thing. mitt romney criticized the president's debate performance and overall campaign strategy at a rally in nevada. >> he misfired attacks one after another. >> reporter: romney appeared with paul ryan in henderson as early voting gets underway in nevada. one of 10 battle ground states that could sway the election. he will spend the next two weeks making a pitch to women, independents -- >> a bold statement by the president, he announced a trillion dollars in looming budget cuts will not happen. the package goes into effect in january if congress doesn't reach a budget deal. here in california, that means 2100 fewer women would be unable to receive cancer screenings. >> what is he doing? he has not yet proposed one solution that would avert sequestration. i think he owes the american people an explanation. >> the white house has not given details about how the president tends to persuade a gridlocked congress to keep the acts from falling. >> >> how will you vote on election day. take our facebook quiz. >> violence continuing in war- t
to go. the radio "-- the radio ads are targeted. mitt romney is in ohio and that's dash an that's become pretty much a must-win for the republican. president obama is off the trail doing a number of interviews. >>> both president obama and mitt romney have celebrity supporters which can make for some interesting moments on the campaign trail. ♪ >> katy perry made a fashion wearing a dress designed to look like a ballot and you will notice the box next to president obama is filled in. >> and meet loaf sur fryersed mitt romney by joining him on stage last night. john rich and randy owen singed in singing "america the beautiful." meatloaf says this is the first time he's ever endorsed a candidate. >>> a badly wounded 15-year-old pakistani girl and her family have been reunited. the girl was shot back on october 9th. she was transported to britton ten days ago, when her condition began to get much worse in pakistan. her family flew to be with her. she's been a very active since she was 11 years old. officials are out there still searching for the suspect. >>> the two young children appear
security. unlike mitt romney, i'm actually proud to talk about what's in my plan. >> at a stop in iowa, the president met some women supporters at a pizzeria. he also visited southern california, and right now is in las vegas. >>> meantime, mitt romney made a stop in reno. he also spoke about economic recovery. >> small businesses is where some 2/3 of the jobs in this country come from. i want to keep taxes down on install business. i want to get regulators to see they're encouraging small business, not crushing it. >> romney walked off the plane to a rally in cedar rapids. he said he would be a better choice for american families. >>> with the election nearing, the birther controversy is now reignited by donald trump. he has offered to donate $5 million to charity if the president releases his college application and passport records. trump has accused president obama of being the least transparent president in the history of the country. he says he will donate the money to the president's charity of choice. >>> in jamaica, hurricane sandy passed over the island leaving as much as a
romney but he thinks the republican presidential nominee has been vague on many issues. colin powell praises president obama for getting out of iraq and getting out of afghanistan and not getting the country into any new wars. colin powell also endorsed president obama back in 2008. >>> already this morning, the presidential candidates are campaigning in key swing states. jacqueline is here with details on all the stops. >> reporter: president barack obama is getting an early start. he's already campaigning in tampa, florida. he's been talking to the crowd for just about 10 minutes now. this is all part of his 2 day, 6 state tour. >> waking up early. you know, we are right in the middle of our 48 hour fly around campaign extravaganza. >> reporter: he'll also be in virginia, and ohio today. republican challenger mitt romney is spending his day in ohio. he has three campaign events scheduled. no republican has won the presidency without winning ohio now a new poll from time magazine out today shows barack obama leading mitt romney by 5 points in that battleground state. live in washi
contender mitt romney go toe-to-toe over foriegn policy. swiss voters plan to cast ballots on whether millionaires and billionaires from other countries should continue to get tax breaks while living there. and starbucks will open 2 more coffee shops in india this week, after opening its first shop last friday. what will today bring? everybody wants to know the answer to that question. ben lichtenstein of joins us on this monday morning. what a sell-off on friday, ben. what are you watching technically here to tell you whether this is a buying point or a selling point? > > i'm keeping an eye on this big level of support right now in the s&p. last week we had a low in the overnight session, headed into the morning session down below that key level of support, which we've seen hold multiple times in day-session trade - we're talking 1425. but that overnight session low that we saw was 1416. now, we did see high-energy trade to the downside on friday, a continuation of the weakness that we have basically been seeing all week last week. but still unable to breach that ma
romney is favored by 47% and president barack obama is at 45% but this is all within the polls margin of error. time magazine says romney is trailing obama in the key battleground state of ohio by five points. romney spent all day in ohio and will be back there tonight with paul ryan. president obama is off the campaign trail today after his two-day nonstop six state tour. he has nearly a dozen interviews today here in d.c.. one with mtv. coming up in the next hour the spending race isn't slowing down. where the money is being spent today. in washington jacqueline fell ktvu channel 2 news. >>> time now 6:17. it can take two weeks before some apple customers will get the new ipad mini. apple started taking preorders on its witness just after midnight. within 20 minutes the expected delivery date for some of the models changed from november 2nd to two weeks. that means customer who just can't wait will have to stand in line to get an ipad mini when it arrives in stores on november it'd. microsoft showed off its new windows 8 yesterday. and today customers can actually get their hands on
in florida, a few research center polls shows romney trails obama by four points in the question of who would better handle foreign policy. his lead had been 15 points. president obama arrived this morning to head to the debate site. bob of cbs news will be the moderator. now again ktvu will air game 7 tonight. so tune into kicu tv 36 to watch the delate live. we'll also stream that for you live on you can also watch it live through our mobile ap. >> today is the last day to register to vote for next month's presidential election. a some what festive seen. if you're among those that have not registered some offices will remain open throughout midnight. mail in applications have to be postmarked by today and you can still register online. how will you vote on election day? we have a very interesting quiz on facebook that you can take and find out how you're political view assistance line with the candidates, just like ktvu channel 2 on facebook and look under our cover photo. >> yahoo's first earnings report with it's new ceo appears to have been a hit with investors. the internet gi
about the election. it's telling us that romney may win and that's why the stock market's been selling off here for the last couple of days. so that's what you want? you want the market to sell off? maybe we have to unwind the leverage instead of this bubble---we are the most de-leveraged that we've been . we've been printing money like crazy. round number two---will the month of october end with tricks or treats for investors? boo---i think we're gonna have tricks. it's an election year. how can you not have tricks out on election year? the treats may come after the election or to the voters that are undecided, they're getting the treats. i think people are still somewhat spooked because we had such an extended run. we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the '87 crash. people are a little bit nervous even though a lot of the fundamentals are still solid and continue to get better. right now we've got gas prices 25 percent below the highs of this year. isn't that better? not according to president obama in the last debate. he was saying when i came into office the reason why gasoline pr
for the white house president obama reaches out to younger voters today while mitt romney gives a speech focusing on the economy in an important swing state. president obama is back at the white house today. he has several media interviews scheduled. including a live interview with mtv. they will tell voters about the u.s. economy and he will move on to a campaign event in ohio with running mate paul ryan. >>> opponents of a soda tax have a strong financial advantage heading into the election. more than $2.4 million has been spent in recent months to defeat measure n. if the ballot measure passes richmond voters could become the first to oppose a penny per ounce tax that sells sodas and other sugary drinks. grudge city college trustees are expected to approve budget cuts to close a $15 million short fall and keep the school from losing its accreditation. the cuts could result in department heads returning to teaching. >> that is my biggest worry as a student here we will lose some of our funding to take care of our students. >> trustees have until march to submit a plan that will allow t
in nevada last week and one-fourth of the states voters have cast their ballots. >>> mitt romney campaigned today in iowa where he mocked president obama's campaign slogan. >> the president's campaign slogan is this. forward. but to 23 million americans struggling to find a good job these last four years feel a lot more like backward. >> romney said president obama's campaign quote, falls short of the magnitude of these times. if he is elected president he'll make policy changes that bring the economy, in his words, roaring back. find out how your political views align with the candidates. like ktvu channel 2 on facebook. >> friends and family of former senator george mcgovern gathered for his funeral. the 90-year-old died this past sunday. he served in the u.s. house and senate and ran as the democratic nominee against republican richard nixon in 1972. after leaving politics he devoted himself to issues of hunger and poverty. plans call for mcgovern to be buried in washington, d.c. >> a $2 million fine for sending out an e-mail about facebook. why it's not so much what he said but when he
also been sandbagging to try to protect the base. >>> romney has canceled his trip to virginia beach. he has scheduled two campaigns today in florida. the president's campaign had no plans to cancel his trips to new hampshire today. he did move up a planned trip to orlando though on sunday. >> the president devoted his weekly video address to a consumer watch dog he helped create to protect people's credit scores. >> the companies that put your credit score together can make mistakes. they may think you had a loan or a credit card that wasn't yours. they may think you were late making a pavement when you were on time. when they mess up you suffer. >> the president said if you have a complaint about your credit score you can tell the group about it at consumer >> new software will let americans americans overseas to vote. they fill it out online and send it back to the united states by traditional mail or by e-mail. >> it's very important to be able to vote from here. i have been doing it for the past ten years and it's always been difficult and now it's getting easi
it preventing a vote. >>> president obama and former governor mitt romney staid off the campaign trail as they head into their third and final debate on monday. >>> with time rounding out until the election, the battle in california's election is intensifying. lorraine blanco shows us about proposition 30. >> proposition 30 is about kids and teachers and they produce the brains and shells that make the jobs possible. >> reporter: governor brown rallied support for prop 30. >> if i asked any one of you if i could guarantee you $500,000, would you pay 1% of the extra money you earned that year? [ laughter ] i think so. >> reporter: it would raise income taxes 1- 3% on people making more than a quarter million dollars a year and increase the sales tax a quarter of a cent. many teachers spent saturday afternoon walking neighborhoods and passing out fliers with information about prop 30. if it doesn't pass supporters say students k-12 will lose three weeks' of school and college students could see another tuition increase. >> i drove trucks five hours a day i went to college. >> reporter
results. mitt romney has said he will not re- nominate bernanke if elected. the times says if bernanke does not accept a re-nomination, obama's top picks for the job are former treasury secretary lawrence summers and the fed's vice chairwoman, janet yellen. bernanke's term is up at the end of january 2014. the federal reserve delivers its decision on interest rates this afternoon. traders highly anticipate the fomc will leave rates at historic lows. however, there's always a possibility the statement from the fed could be a market mover. bill baruch of says if the fed talks about gdp as a measure of when or if to stimulate the economy, it could be a bullish sign for the market. "if you've been a bear because you think the gdp is going to be poor and the economy is poor and now if they use that as a target, then that means they are going to have ease for a longer period of time, because the gdp is poor. so now the reason you've been selling kind of gives you reason to start buying. and, that's why i'm looking to buy at these levels." the fed anouncement happens today at 2:1
. our traders unplugged debate the so-called romney rally and the obama bounce. from all of us at first business, thank you for watching and have a great thursday! >> we're live at san francisco where two men fired at a officer while he was driving. while they may not have known who they were dealing with. >>> giants fans get ready for game two of the world series. >>> the potential problem ahead for oakland today. as occupy protesters plan to reclaim their ground. all ahead on ktvu channel 2 news. >>> good morning everybody it's thursday october 25 i'm brian flores. >> i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us. let's check in with steve paulson. is rain gone? >> it goes down in the books. we call it light rain. the radar doesn't pick up a lot on it. it's going to be cloudy today, just a little bit warmer and kind of muggy for some. >>> traffic is doing pretty well. they're picking up some road work in oakland near downtown. westbound 24 is pretty good. also this mortgage, we're look -- morning we're looking at interstate northbound as you drive
% of likely voters think mr. obama is honest and trustworthy compared to 37% who think that of mitt romney. >> you want to know that the person who's applying to be your president and commander in chief is trustworthy. >> he also offered a 20 page booklet outlining his agenda for a second term. tomorrow morning the president is to begin a 48 hour campaign trip through three key states. >> we've gone through three presidential debates and we haven't heard an agenda from the president and that's why his campaign is taking on water and our campaign is full speed ahead. >> the republican candidate was in ohio today with paul ryan. the long cabin republicans gave him a qualified endorsement noting that they disagree with his stance on gay marriage. >>> more than 24 million people use you tube to watch the presidential and vice presidential debates this year. they streamed the three presidential debate and one vice presidential debate for the first time. the debates were viewed from different countries. >>> you can get ktvu news to go, download the ktvu app. download the app and you can watch ou
donations like $3 a piece. president barack obama and republican challenger mitt romney have brought in $1.7 billion so far. then you have to consider super packs outside political committees that are under writing endless tv ads. new campaign finance laws also has millions of dollars flow floe into nonprofit groups that don't have to disclose their donors. who is benefiting from all of this money? coming up in the next hour who is leading in the polls during the final push now just 11 days until election day. reporting in washington, jacqueline felt ktvu channel 2 news. >>> time is 5:14. it may take two week before apple customers get that new ipad mini. they started taking preorders on its website just after midnight. within 20 minutes the expected delivery date for some models changed from november 2nd to two weeks. that means customers that just can't wait they will have to stand in line to get an ipad mini when it arrives in stores on november 2nd. >>> microsoft newest windows operating system is available to consumers. microsoft officially unvailed windows eight. it's considered the
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